jus sanguinis(redirected from Lex sanguinis)
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(Law) law the principle that a person's nationality at birth is the same as that of his or her natural parents. Compare jus soli
[Latin, literally: law of blood]
jus′ san′gui•nis(ˈsæŋ gwə nɪs)
the principle that the country of nationality of a child is determined by the country of nationality of the parents.
[1900–05; < Latin: right of blood]
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|Noun||1.||jus sanguinis - the principle that a person's nationality at birth is the same as that of his natural parents|
judicial doctrine, judicial principle, legal principle - (law) a principle underlying the formulation of jurisprudence